Grocery Stocker – Full TIme

Position Type: Other Staff
Apply By: December 1, 2018
Posted: November 7, 2018 - 11:00 pm EST
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Linden Hills Food Co-op
Organization Location: Minneapolis, MN
Organization Website: Linden Hills Food Co-op
Contact Name: Human Resources Manager
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 612-279-2474

Grocery Stocker – Hourly, Full-time

Reports to: Grocery Manager

Linden Hills Co-op opened its doors in 1976, focused on positively contributing to the Linden Hills neighborhood. The primary catalysts of our inception were to create community and provide pure food options. Our store has remained small enough to meet your neighbors, yet big enough to meet your needs. We have sought to nurture strong ties to our community through our ample selection of locally made and raised foods and our community giving program. The co-op has always served as a gathering place; here to nourish bodies and lives.

Job Responsibilities:

This position is primarily responsible for keeping displays, coolers, shelves and bins fully stocked and to provide prompt, friendly, courteous customer service, to help meet goals for merchandising departments, (Grocery, Bulk, Frozen, Refrigerated Grocery) by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 


- Greets customers, smiling and making eye contact. Assist customers with questions, in a prompt, friendly, courteous manner, referring them to others when necessary. Offer suggestions for purchases and ways to prepare products.

- Helps customers place and pick up special orders. 


- Stocks displays, shelves, bins, coolers and freezers fully without overcrowding; face items on shelves.

- Rotates older stock to front, making space for new stock.

- Pulls short-date or low-quality items and record before disposing of them following established procedures.

- Labels items accurately with price tags or signs.

- Maintains stocking lists for later shifts.

- Notifies Grocery Manager of out-of-stocks through proper recording.

- Helps with unloading deliveries, check-in orders, fill out tracking sheets.

- Rotates overstock into storage. Maintains storage system in backroom.


- Ensures that department areas are in clean, orderly condition, meeting health department standards.

- Alerts Floor Coordinator or Manager on Duty to potential shoplifters, disorderly customers or other emergencies.

- Participates in inventory.


- Attends department meetings, storewide meetings, and training as scheduled.

- Performs other tasks assigned by Grocery Manager


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


- Friendly, courteous, service-oriented, professional, and outgoing.

- Remain calm and professional in stressful situations.

- Must be able to work independently and productively with minimum supervision.

- Recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve routine problems.

- Willing to work at least one weekend day

Environmental Conditions/Physical Requirements:

- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

Note: This document describes the major responsibilities of a Linden Hills Grocery Stocker. Management reserves the right to assign other duties as required to insure efficient store operations.